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WVU to establish innovative cybersecurity education, training facility

With the ongoing threat of cyberattacks becoming more sophisticated, West Virginia University is launching plans for a cybersecurity range — a specialized software and hardware facility for education, training and research — with $750,000 in...
28-Nov-2023 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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WVU Extension service project on display at U.S. Capitol for holiday season

West Virginia University will be represented in Washington this holiday season beginning Tuesday (Nov. 28) with the official lighting of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, an evergreen with many connections to the Mountain State through WVU Extension.
27-Nov-2023 10:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

Bombs away: Researcher combats invasive plants by deploying insect armies

Yong-Lak Park, professor of entomology at the West Virginia University Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, is researching the efficacy of dropping natural enemy insects on invasive plants using drone technology and artificial...
9-Nov-2023 10:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Turning 20: Adventure WV guides WVU students toward meaningful relationships, pride in West Virginia

For almost 20 years now, Adventure WV has been an important part of the student experience at West Virginia University, introducing thousands of students to the Mountain State’s outdoor opportunities while helping them make friends and learn new...
8-Nov-2023 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Researcher studies effects of Amazon mega dams on biodiversity and local communities

One West Virginia University researcher is working to protect the communities and economies often affected when companies move in to harness a region’s natural resources.
31-Oct-2023 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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WVU to help STEM graduates invest in Mountain State’s environmental health

To foster a continuing interest in STEM fields, West Virginia University is collaborating with other state universities to establish One Health West Virginia, a network connecting research mentors with postbaccalaureate mentees who will acquire...
27-Oct-2023 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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WVU charting public policy model to address opioid crisis

While solutions for addressing the opioid crisis often involve either beefing up law enforcement or widening the scope of health services, West Virginia University researchers said they believe the best approach is a synergistic mix of both.
10-Oct-2023 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Engineer developing laser system to defend space assets from debris in Earth’s orbit

If West Virginia University research pays off, debris that litters the planet’s orbit and poses a threat to spacecraft and satellites could get nudged off potential collision courses by a coordinated network of space lasers.
4-Oct-2023 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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